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  • Pleurocarpous Mosses

    Systematics and Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela E. Newton, Raymond S. Tangney

    The shift from traditional taxonomic methods to data-oriented, analytical cladistic methodologies has led to a better understanding of biological processes and more accurate classifications for a wide range of organisms, including mosses. Pleurocarpous Mosses: Systematics and Evolution explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Seagrasses

    Monitoring, Ecology, Physiology, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen A. Bortone

    Seagrasses are becoming widely used as in situ indicators of the relative health and condition of subtropical and tropical estuarine ecosystems. To permit meaningful management of our estuaries, there is clearly a need to develop and refine ways of effectively monitoring and assessing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Creating Spatial Information Infrastructures

    Towards the Spatial Semantic Web, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter van Oosterom, Sisi Zlatanova

    Initiatives, such as INSPIRE and the US DHS Geospatial Data Model, are working to develop a rich set of standards that will create harmonized models and themes for the spatial information infrastructure. However, this is only the first step. Semantically meaningful models must still be developed in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    A multibillion dollar industry that has tripled in the last ten years, turfgrass management plays an important role in landscaping, golf courses, and other sports surfaces. Proper management and cultural practices are crucial for the performance of these versatile grasses, creating a demand among…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Wildlife Science

    Linking Ecological Theory and Management Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy E. Fulbright, David G. Hewitt

    Consciously or not, wildlife managers generally act from a theoretical basis, although they may not be fully versed in the details or ramifications of that theory. In practice, the predictions of the practitioners sometimes prove more accurate than those of the theoreticians. Practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Food Exploitation By Social Insects

    Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Jarau, Michael Hrncir

    Omnipresent in virtually all terrestrial ecosystems and of undisputed ecological and economical importance, the study of social insects is an area that continues to attract a vast number of researchers. As a consequence, a huge amount of information about their biology and ecology has accumulated.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Dynamics of Geographic Domains

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen S. Hornsby, May Yuan

    Although the dynamic aspect of the world is widely recognized, information systems have lagged in their ability to represent these dynamics and provide support for users and analysts, especially those who work with dynamic geographic domains. A collection of peer-reviewed articles, Understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Plants that Fight Cancer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Spyridon E. Kintzios, Maria G. Barberaki

    An increasing amount of cancer research is being directed towards the investigation of plant-derived anticancer compounds, many of which have been used in traditional herbal treatments for centuries. Plants that Fight Cancer is an up-to-date, extensive review of plant genera and species with…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sugarcane

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Henry, Chittaranjan Kole

    The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate electricity and produce ethanol as a fuel. Sugarcane is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing and GIS Accuracy Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ross S. Lunetta, John G. Lyon

    The development of robust accuracy assessment methods for the validation of spatial data represents a difficult challenge for the geospatial science community. Obstacles to robust assessments include continuous data characteristics and positional errors, demanding ongoing development by GIS and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Modeling Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics for Soil Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by M.J. Shaffer, Liwang Ma, Soren Hansen

    Good management practices for carbon and nitrogen are vital to crop productivity and soil sustainability, as well as to the reduction of global greenhouse gases and environmental pollution. Since the 1950's, mathematical models have advanced our understanding of carbon and nitrogen cycling at both…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Assessment Methods for Soil Carbon

    1st Edition

    Edited by John M. Kimble, Ronald F. Follett, B.A. Stewart

    Since carbon sequestration in soils reduces the amount of carbon available to the atmosphere, the Kyoto Protocols have heightened interest in soil carbon pools and their effect on carbon fluxes. Assessment Methods for Soil Carbon addresses many of the questions related to the measurement,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

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